Every thing is jobbed Female Emigration to Australia, &c. (From a Correspondent.) Our penal settlements appear to be very indifferently managed; and we are glad to find that such a man as Sir John Franklin is appointed to govern Van Diemen’s Land; and the sooner an improved system is adopted for New South Wales, the better. Not only are men …

Colonel C. J. Napier has been appointed Governor of the embryo colony in South Australia, and we believe that a fitter appointment could not have been made. We only regret that Colonel Napier has not been sent to superintend a colony founded on something like sane principles. But if this Australian project end, as we have little doubt it will …

Australian Emigration Bill. –Mr W. Whitmore brough in a bill for establishing a colony in Southern Australia. The bill was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time on Wednesday next. Transcription Information: Collected from a digital image by M. H. Beals. Transcribed by Max Templer. Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom), 23 July 1834, available …

We understand, from good authority, that Government has decided upon sanctioning the foundation of a new colony on the coast of South Australia. The plan on which this undertaking is to be conducted is explained in a work entitled “England and America.” This first act of Mr Stanley’s successor is an earnest of his becoming a most valuable Minister for …

The King’s Health. It will be seen from our private letter, that unfavourable accounts respecting his Majesty’s health were circulating in London at 7 o’clock on Wednesday evening. In our last we alluded to the suspicions which the non-appearance of bulletins for four days after the first, gave rise to. On Monday a second bulletin appeared, certainly not of a …

Australia. –We understand the celebrated navigator Captain Parry has been appointed the Director of the Australian Agricultural Company. He proceeds to that colony immediately ; the salary is stated to be very handsome. Transcription Information: Collected from a digital image by M. H. Beals. Transcribed by Max Templer. Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom), 20 May 1829, available at the …

House of Commons.–June 19. The Speaker took the Chair at a few minutes before four o’clock, and was shortly afterwards summoned by the Deputy Usher of the Black Rod, to attend the House of Lords. The Speaker stated, on his return, that the Royal Assent had been given by Commission to several public and private bills. Mr C. Dundas presented …

Emigration. The following is an extract of a letter dated Louisville, August 12th, 1820, from a Scotchman who has been long settled in America, to his friend, a Scotch Farmer, who rents 500 acres of land in the County of Middlesex. “The circumstances in which this country is placed at present are truly melancholy, when compared to what they have …

Colonial Intelligence Advices have been received again from the Cape of Good Hope of 6th March, which are several days later than those acquired formerly. Of the rising of the Caffres there remains no doubt, although it does not appear that Government have as yet received official information regarding it. The private accounts state that two valuable officers had lost …

Canada The inhabitants of Upper Canada have had another meeting, under the title of a Convention at York ; when they came to the following resolutions ; Richard Beasely, Esq. in the chair :– “Resolved–1. That whilst this Convention holds it one one of the most sacred right of British subjects at all times directly to petition the throne of …